Universal Basic Income

Climate Change and Basic Income

We share the presentation given at the 2nd World Forum for Water, Land, Climate and Diversity, promoted by Senator Andrea Blandini, which took place on 1 November. In it, we talked about who is ultimately responsible for climate change, the…

Atlantic impressions of the XXIst Basic Income Network Symposium

Without time yet for a more thoughtful analysis, which also considers the opinion of the participants, we advance some first impressions on the XXI Symposium of the Basic Income Network held in A Coruña on the 28th and 29th of…

Mayors positive to pilot Basic Income, if supported financially and institutionally

On Tuersday, October 18th, 2022, CONTENTATIVA and the Department of Social Policy of Panteion University presented the results of the first survey on Basic Income conducted among Greek Mayors. The central research questions concerned the knowledge and attitudes of the…

Final spurt of the official EU initiative for Basic Income

Until 25.06.2022, all EU citizens can sign online for an Unconditional Basic Income (www.sign.eci-ubi.eu) UBI. The citizens’ initiative of all 27 EU countries is an invitation to the European Commission to become active and to develop proposals for unconditional basic…

On wages, universal and unconditional basic income and Buen Vivir: there is much to think about and do!

In a capitalist society, wage controversy is a difficult obstacle to overcome. And in a capitalist society like Brazil’s, this controversy easily becomes even more complex. Wage differentials often appear as an expression of inequalities, concealing their economic nature. Thus,…

Universal Basic Income, video with Juana Pérez

In the context of the first international virtual meeting of our agency Pressenza this year, Spanish journalist Juana Pérez commented on the issue that we have given editorial priority to in all nine languages we work with, Universal Basic Income.…

Sergi Raventós: In the face of poverty and begging, it is necessary to go a step further and propose a basic income

“…Basic income is not the solution to all the problems that this society has… but it can put an end to poverty from an economic point of view, and it can help people to have more freedom to plan their…

Sergi Raventós: “If we don’t implement a basic income soon, our societies will collapse”.

We talk to Sergi Raventós about the tasks he will have to carry out as head of the office of the Pilot Plan for the Basic Income of the Generalitat de Catalunya, the first experiment of a basic income that…

Why is a Basic Income necessary?

The situation of precariousness and inequality that emerges from the latest social statistics is reaching levels that are difficult to assume, and the pandemic has contributed to its aggravation. Given the manifest ineffectiveness of the benefits that should provide a…

Youth wants to be the present, not the future

The “natural” belief It is socially accepted the idea or belief (as you like) that youth is the future. In principle it even seems to have a certain logic: it is common to think that, if everything goes in a…

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